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Calvin Goudy papers

 Collection — Folder: S529
Identifier: S0529

Scope and Contents

This collection includes newspaper articles, published in 1954, based on excerpts from letters written by Dr. Calvin Goudy in Taylorville, Illinois in 1873 regarding the history of Sunday Schools in Indianapolis, Indiana, beginning in 1823, along with other information about 19th century celebrations of the Fourth of July.


  • 1954

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Calvin Goudy was born in 1814 in Ohio and lived in Indianapolis, Indianapolis as a boy. He was married to Martha A. Malwood on May 10, 1848 in Macon County, Illinois, and they had seven children. He was a physician and prepared a manuscript, published posthumously, as "History of Christian County, Illinois." He died March 6, 1877 and is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, Illinois.

Information found within the collection.

"Goudy, Calvin". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/01/14.

"Goudy, Calvin". 1870 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/01/14.

"Goudy, Colain [Calvin]". 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/01/14.

"Goudy, Calvin". Illinois Marriages to 1850. Retrieved 2015/01/14.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana Division.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/01/14 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/01/14 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.